Just so you know..... Christophe's champagne can be found on the wine list at Noma, named once again this year as the world's number one restaurant. (San Pellegrino Awards)
Christophe Mignon Pur Meunier Brut Case of 6 Bottles £180.00
This is Christophe's Brut Non Vintage, 100% Pinot Meunier from his vineyards close by the winery in Festigny. The vines here are green leaved and healthy, which is no small part due to his careful work in the vineyard.
The soil too is soft and friable, full of life, a testament to the meticulous care with which it is treated.
This is still, in our opinion, the benchmark for Pure Pinot Meunier champagne!
It's fresh and fruity, but at the same time dry....the perfect aperitive.
You may be interested to know that the Mignons also have accommodation to rent in the heart of the vineyard area. This is an extraordinary place in which to spend a few days. Within half an hour's drive of Epernay and the Cote de Blancs, or three quarters of an hour from the Montagne de Reims, where there is so much to see and do, and the warmth of the welcome from Christophe and his wife Laurence make this a must do for the avid champagne lover.